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January 2014

  • Changing default CAPTCHA color

    Asked by Allen Macbean and answered by Charlie Gorichanaz
    January 28, 2014

    I’m using the MT CAPTCHA to verify real comments on our blog, but the CAPTCHA is unreadable. I have a black background on the blog, the the CAPTCHA is black type on a dark grey/black pattern. How does one change…

  • MTOS install files?

    Asked by Scott and answered by Charlie Gorichanaz
    January 28, 2014

    We are currently using MTOS for our online journal. We would like to upgrade to MTOS 5.2.9. Can you please tell me where to download the installation files, and where to get the upgrade instructions?…

  • Front end is not updating after publish

    Asked by George Sakkal
    January 27, 2014

    I am trying to update our UThink blog. In my entries section, I can see all my 2014 posts I am trying to publish. However, even after it says they are published, only 2013 posts show on the blog. How…

  • Need to continually reset password to log in

    Asked by matt
    January 24, 2014

    I cannot log in to Moveable Type. When I go to the log in page, it keeps coming up with “invalid username or password.” But when I go to recover password and reset it to the same as it was,…

  • How Movable Type Blogs Use Entry Categories

    Asked by Ellen and answered by Dan Wolfgang
    January 23, 2014

    Hi there. Our company is confused as to how a blog entry is categorized. When I choose multiple categories that my blog applies to, only one or sometimes none of them are included in the URL. I also don’t know…

  • Where to find my SALT value for my release password

    Asked by three18ti
    January 23, 2014

    Hello, With the breach of I would like to verify that my password has not been compromised. Unfortunately, I do not remember the password I used when I signed up to so I was going to attempt to…

  • Restore hangs

    Asked by Neil
    January 22, 2014

    I’m migrating to a new host. Same version has previous host. The restore function takes the backup file, but hangs at the ‘restoring’ phase….

  • Downloading Images from blog

    Asked by Nathan Myles
    January 21, 2014

    Hello, I’m looking to download the images associated with my blog. How can I do this?…

  • Entry Scheduling Not working

    Asked by Adrian Black and answered by Heideldesign.
    January 20, 2014

    I have some blog entries that are scheduled to start in the future. This doesn’t seem to work. I am running Movable Type Pro version 5.2.7 with: Community Pack 1.95, Professional Pack 1.75…

  • Embedding video

    Asked by Andrew and answered by Heideldesign.
    January 20, 2014

    How can i put a video into my blog. Either uploading a .mov file directly or linking to a youtube version if need be….

  • Restoring some deleted comments from backed-up MySQL database?

    Asked by Jed Hartman and answered by Jed Hartman
    January 12, 2014 in Featured

    Hi, all. A user of my MT instance accidentally deleted 200 legitimate comments from their blog a couple months ago; I’m now trying to restore those. I have a backup of the MySQL database (using mysqldump) from just before the…

  • Gateway Timeout Errors

    Asked by Wayne Garcia
    January 10, 2014

    The last few times I’ve made updates things get clogged up and there is always Gateway timeout errors. What’s up? I use the least Mac OS X….

  • Need help retrieving my login URL

    Asked by Filip
    January 10, 2014

    It’s been so long since I logged onto my MT page for my site, that I lost the bookmarks, and the URL to reach the page. I tried: but I got a 403 forbidden access. I haven’t upgraded/updated MT…

  • How to update copyright date in blog footer

    Asked by Kristen and answered by Heideldesign.
    January 9, 2014

    i want to update the c)2009 on my blog to 2014. can you take a look at my site and let me know if that is possible? my blog is live here: many bags of thanks, Kristen…

  • Cannot find login URL

    Asked by pat madea and answered by Heideldesign.
    January 5, 2014

    A friend purchased a url for me a few years ago and it is loaded with moveable type. It’s been awhile since I’ve visited the place, like years, and I want to start using it, but I cannot find how…

  • Scheduling Posts & Trackbacks Error

    Asked by Jodi
    January 3, 2014

    1. I always get this message when I post: “One or more errors occurred when sending update pings or TrackBacks. Check the Activity Log for the error.” What does this mean? 2. The schedule function has never worked. (i.e. I…
  • Deleting my blog entries/content

    Asked by Jen
    January 3, 2014

    Hello there, although I want to keep, I would like to delete all Movable Type blog posts, comments, photos, videos and other content associated with my blog (July 2001 – August 2005): Please advise. Thanks!…

  • error message regarding database

    Asked by Richard Marcus
    January 2, 2014

    Hi, The web server who hosts my blog recently updated the MSQYL Databases they use to the 5.5 version and ever since I’ve been receiving the following error message Undefined subroutine &DBD::mysql::db::_login called when I try and open page….

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